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Tamil Nadu : Several TN districts under red alert, schools, colleges remain shut

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As heavy rains continue to wreak havoc in southern India, the governments of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have announced that schools and colleges in several districts in both states will remain closed.

For Friday, the Indian Metrological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert for the Tamil Nadu districts of Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kallakurichi, Salem, Vellore, Tirupattur, Ranipet, Thiruvannamalai, and Puducherry.

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Due to heavy rain, schools and colleges in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur, Chengalpattu, Ranipet, Vellore, Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Villupuram, and Ariyalur districts of Tamil Nadu will be closed on Friday.


The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast heavy rainfall with thunderstorms and lightning in one or two places over Ranippettai, Thiruvannamalai, Thiruvallur, Chennai, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Kallakkurichi, Cuddalore, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) announced on Thursday that the southern state of Tamil Nadu will experience increased rainfall activity on November 11. On the same day, the weather service issued a red alert for the entire state.

“Extremely heavy rainfall at isolated locations over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal during 11-13, and over Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, and Rayalaseema on November 11th and 12th, 2022,” according to an IMD statement.

The weather service also stated that a Low-Pressure area has formed over the Southwest Bay of Bengal off the coast of Sri Lanka, with associated cyclonic circulation extending up to mid-tropospheric levels. It is likely to become more noticeable over the next 24 hours.


The low-pressure area will move towards the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry until the morning of November 12th. It would then move west-northwest across Tamil Nadu-Puducherry and Kerala between November 12 and 13.


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